Glenn Cockerham, MD

Glenn Cockerham, MD

Ophthalmology Palo Alto, CA

National Program Director, VA Ophthalmology Service

Office Address

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  • 3801 Miranda Avenue
    Va Palo Alto, Ophthalmology Section 112-B1
    Palo Alto, CA 94304

Dr. Cockerham's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Ophthalmology: Anterior Segment Related, Cataract Related, Cornea & External Disease
  • Clinical Interests: Trauma; Cataract; Cornea; Cornea; Trauma; Cataract; Eye Pathology

Dr. Cockerham's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Excellence Advisory BoardDoD/ VA Vision Center
  • National Program DirectorVA Ophthalmology Services
  • ChiefEye Care Service, VA Palo Alto Health Care System
    Palo Alto, CA
  • ChiefOphthalmology, VA Palo Alto Health Care System
    Palo Alto, CA
  • ChiefCornea Service, Allegheny General Hospital and Cornea Consultant for Glaucoma-Cataract Consultants
    Pittsburgh, PA
  • Chief, OphthalmologyMalcolm Grow Medical Center, Andrews AFB
    Maryland, MD
  • Alternate DelegateAmerican Medical Association House of Delegates
  • Chief Consultant for SurgeryHeadquarters USAF/Surgeon General, Bolling AFB
    Washington, WA
  • ChiefOphthalmology, 37th Tactical Air Wing, Homestead AFB
    Homestead, FL
  • ChiefUnited States Air Force Flight Medicine Clinic, Pentagon
    Washington, WA
  • PhysicianHonorable Caspar Weinberger
  • Flight Surgeon1st Air Wing, Andrews Air Force Base (AFB)
    Washington, WA
  • Flight Surgeon7th Special Operations Squadron, Rhein-Main Air Force Base, Germany

Dr. Cockerham's Education & Medical Training

  • Harvard Medical SchoolHarvard Medical SchoolFellowship, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
  • Armed Forces Institute of PathArmed Forces Institute of PathFellowship, Ophthalmic Pathology
  • Walter Reed Army Medical CenterWalter Reed Army Medical CenterResidency, Ophthalmology
  • Malcolm Grow Medical CenterMalcolm Grow Medical CenterInternship, Transitional Year
  • Aerospace Medicine Primary CourseAerospace Medicine Primary CourseOther Training, BS
  • U of MS Sch of MedUniversity of Mississippi School of MedicineMedical School
  • Distinction University of MississippiDistinction University of MississippiOther Training, BS

Dr. Cockerham's Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical LicenseCA State Medical License2003 - 2015
  • American Board of OphthalmologyAmerican Board of OphthalmologyOphthalmology, 1991

Dr. Cockerham's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Veterans Health AdministrationOlin Teague Award for War-related Research Most Beneficial to VeteransVeterans Health Administration, 2009
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology Section, American Academy of OphthalmologyBest Paper AwardNeuro-Ophthalmology Section, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2009
  • American Academy of OphthalmologyAchievement AwardAmerican Academy of Ophthalmology, 2007
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Dr. Cockerham's Publications & Presentations

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Books/Book Chapters

  • Ophthalmic Surgery: Principles and Techniques.Chapter: Traumatic cataract with other anterior segment surgeryPage 152 - 162
    Cockerham GC, Kenyon KR, Rapoza PA
    Editors: Albert DM.Cambridge: Blackwell Science
  • Corneal Surgery: Theory, Technique, and Tissue.Chapter: Conjunctival flapsPage 135 - 141
    Cockerham GC, Foster CS
    Editors: Brightbill FS.St. Louis: Mosby
    Edition 3,
  • Principles and Practice of Ophthalmology.Chapter: Astigmatism and cataract surgeryPage 1538 - 1550
    Cockerham GC, Hettinger ME, Azar DT
    Editors: Albert DM, Jakobiec FA.W.B. Saunders
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  • Retrocorneal membrane: A morphologic and immunohistochemical study of eleven cases.Cockerham GC, Hidayat AA, Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci (Suppl) 1997;38:1086
  • Histopathologic characteristics of Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome.Cockerham KP, Cockerham GC, Hidayat AA, Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci (Suppl) 1998;39:1014
  • Posterior polymorphous dystrophy: An immunohistochemical and ultrastructural study of four cases.Cockerham GC, Hidayat AA, Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci (Suppl) 1999;40:331
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  • Plenary Meeting of the Council of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.Chicago, IL
  • Dry eye disease in veterans with neurotrauma.Military Vision Symposium, Schepens Eye Research Institute, Boston MA
  • War-related eye injuries. Blinded Veterans of America Annual Meeting.Las Vegas, Nevada
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  • Melkersson-Rosenthal Syndrome: New clinicopathologic findings in four patients.Cockerham KP, Hidayat AA, Cockerham GC, et al, Arch Ophthalmol 2000;118:227-232.
  • Primary graft failure: A clinicopathologic and molecular analysis.Cockerham GC, Bijwaard K, Zong MS, Hidayat AA, Font RL, McLean IW, Ophthalmology 2000:107:2083-2090
  • Primary graft failure caused by herpes simplex virus type 1 (Letter).Cockerham GC, Cornea 2001;20:774-775
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Dr. Cockerham's Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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